Departments

To effectively and efficiently carry out its mandate of regulating. monitoring and overseeing procurement activities in the Public Sector, the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Authority operates through four departments namely:

  1. Monitoring and Enforcement;
  2. Regulatory, Review and Advisory;
  3. Professional Development;
  4. Finance and Administration 

 

  1   MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT

Purpose of the Monitoring and Enforcement Department

 The purpose of the Monitoring and Enforcement Department is to monitor the procurement system and activities of Procuring Entities, Bidders and Contractors to assess their performance so that PPDA can regulate the procurement environment within which they operate.

 

Functions of the Monitoring and Enforcement Department

 • Liaises with other enforcement bodies to provide a coordinated approach to common areas to avoid duplication of investigations;

• Processes and manages the evaluation actions endorsed by PPDA management to ensure actions are progressed and completed within the period envisaged; and
• Provides a central contact point for the private sector to report issues of concern (except Administrative Review applications which are handled by the Regulatory, Review and Advisory Department).

 

Structure for the Monitoring and Enforcement Department

  1. Monitoring;
  2. Enforcement Liaison.

 

2   REGULATORY, REVIEW AND ADVISORY

Purpose of the Regulatory, Review and Advisory Department

The purpose of the Department is to regulate the procurement environment within which Procurement Entities operate to improve transparency, efficiency and value for money while providing a central advisory point of contact for Procuring Entities.

Functions of the Regulatory, Review and Advisory Department

The function of the Department is to regulate the procurement environment, to review complaints from Bidders and to provide an advisory service to Procuring Entities. The department is also responsible for making relevant changes on existing procurement legislation.

Structure of the Regulatory, Review and Advisory Department

  1. Legal Frame work Section;
  2. Administrative Review Section;
  3. Advisory Section.

 

3   PROFESSION DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Purpose of the Professional Development Department

The purpose of the Department is to promote and manage the development of a professional procurement workforce and build capacity in the area identified to promote the establishment of the procurement profession.

Functions of the Professional Development Department

The Department coordinates and manages the development of the procurement cadre for the public service and the management and implementation of capacity building programmes.

 

4   FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

Purpose of the Finance and Administration Department

The department provides the administrative and backup services to permit the PPDA to function freely and efficiently.

Functions of the Finance and Administration Department

The department provides the general administrative support, human resource management services, accounting services, computer services, procurement functions and other services deemed necessary for the individual departments to carry out their specific roles.

Structure of the Finance and Administration Department

  1. Office Services;
  2. Procurement Unit;
  3. Human Resources Management;
  4. Accounts;
  5. Information, Communication and Technology